Many men may be wondering how they can help make this moment count for gender equality. Which type of ally will you be?
Women enrolled in STEM courses are often more confident than men, but it hasn't translated into career success and they are still very much a minority. More needs to be done in workplaces and schools.
On International Women's Day, universities should resolve to lead the way in reshaping workplace rituals, rules and routines to advance gender equality and ensure safe workplaces.
International Women's Day is a time to take stock of what has been achieved and what remains to be done. 2020 was a massive missed opportunity to improve gender equity among university leaders.
Biden has made fixing the economy one of his top priorities.
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Biden proposed $1.9 trillion in new coronavirus relief spending to help with the economic fallout of COVID-19. Four economists have a few ideas for him.
Journalists need to be sensitised to the need for gender representation in media content.
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The media's muting of women’s voices when reporting the COVID-19 crisis keeps women on the margins.
Engineering research ers at work.
While some progress has been made toward gender equality in the research world, the coronavirus pandemic has reminded us that the old models are never far away and can re-emerge.
Teaching loads, family responsibilities and lack of research resources and mentors have hampered the progress of women in universities. And when the pandemic hit, it made the situation worse.
Possible names for the new federal electorate in Victoria? (From left) Joan Kirner, Susan Ryan and Zelda D'Aprano.
The Australian Electoral Commission is taking public submissions on the name for a new federal electorate in Victoria. Prominent women like Susan Ryan and Margaret Tucker deserve consideration.
Victoria's closure of child-care services may be necessary, but it will put pressures on parents and likely drive down women's workforce participation.
In 2016, women represented just 29% of workers with university qualifications in science, technology, engineering or maths. And that was before the pandemic disruption.
We need a new childcare system that encourages women to work, not punishes them for it
The culture of the legal profession has been built by men for men over centuries. It continues to rely heavily on personal networks that reinforce the status quo.
A group of leading black, queer and feminist academics held a colloquium to reconsider a seminal blackness studies text – offering new ways of thinking about the decolonial project.
Sports have been out of action during the coronavirus lockdown, but the recovery period is a chance to redefine sporting success beyond winning and profit margins.
Women have always done the lion's share of the "invisible" caring work at home: the impact of coronavirus may force all of that to change.
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There is no shortage of projects to boost the number of women in science, technology, engineering and maths. But what we need is more hard data on whether and how these schemes are actually working.
Women need to be included in all matters of health.
Men still dominate the science media landscape, among both quoted sources and the writers themselves. Confronting this problem is not a job just for women, or just for the media - it's for everyone.
Women-focused capital financing is supposedly aimed at ending the corporate gender gap. But many equity investors, still largely high-net-worth men, still view women entrepreneurs as being deficient — and are practising what’s known as pinkwashing.
Women-focused capital financing is supposedly aimed at ending the corporate gender gap. But many equity investors still view women entrepreneurs as being deficient and are practising pinkwashing.